Monday, November 16, 2009

Nov. 20 - Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance - an occasion in the GLBTQ community to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice (transphobia).

Tonight we are interviewing three members from the University of Calgary club "Queers on Campus." We will discuss the issues that transgender individuals face, and also talk about the event that Queers on Campus has planned for Friday. Tune in from 8:30 to 9:00 pm on CJSW 90.9 fm, or you can listen online.

What? Transgender day of Remembrance - discussions, vigil and march
When? Nov 20, 2009 5:00 pm
Where? "Bianca" room in MacEwan Student Centre, University of Calgary
Who? The event is hosted by Queers on Campus - everyone is welcome to attend

There will also be a ceremony and film at the old YWCA centre downtown. Details about that event can be found on Gay Calgary's website.

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